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May 30, 2012 3:00pm PDT
captioning sponsored by macneil/lehrer productions >> brown: syrians shouted in anger and relief, anxious to tell their stories of the weekend's horrific massacre to u.n. observers and a television team. good evening, i'm jeffrey brown. >> woodruff: and i'm judy woodruff. on the "newshour" tonight, we go inside the town of houla with alex thomson of "independent television news," the first journalist to report from there. >> brown: then, we turn to the 2012 presidential match-up on track to be the most expensive contest ever. >> woodruff: we examine the internet virus knownwns s he flame" that may y a ae to snsnch data and eaveveroroon computer users. >> brown: in the first of two reports, paul solman assesses the true cost of student-loan debt, now topping $1 trillion. >> reporter: beth hansen has just started making loan payments: $468 a month. will she ever pay off her loans? >> i may die first. so. in which case, they would need a copy of my death certificate to finally cancel my loan. >> woodruff: ray suarez talks with dolores huerta, honored with the presidential medal of
May 22, 2012 3:00pm PDT
's no more. so, of course, it's fearful. it's really uncertain situation. >> ifill: and jeffrey brown explores the merits of a liberal arts education with columbia university professor andrew delbanco, author of a new book called "college." >> the college classroom should be a place where students learn to speak with civility, to listen with respect to each other and, most of all, to realize that they might walk into the room in one point of view and they might walk out with another. >> woodruff: that's all ahead on tonight's newshour. major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: >> this is the at&t network-- a living, breathing intelligence bringing people together to bring new ideas to life. >> look, it's so simple. >> in here, the bright minds from inside and outside the company come together to work on an idea, adding to it from the road, improving it in the cloud, all in real time. >> good idea. >> it's the at&t network. providing new ways to work together, so business works better. >> and by the alfred p. sloan foundation. supporting science, technology, and improved
May 24, 2012 3:00pm PDT
captioning sponsored by macneil/lehrer productions >> brown: europe's economic woes worsened today, causing renewed fears amid political disarray. good evening, i'm jeffrey brown. >> woodruff: and i'm judy woodruff. on the "newshour" tonight, we get the latest on the crisis as european leaders ended their summit without agreement on concrete solutions. >> brown: plus, we ask how europe's instability could affect the u.s. especially as it deals with its own fiscal crisis. >> woodruff: then, paul solman asks an age-old question: will new technology make human workers obsolete? >> there are factorys where robots do almost all of the work. >> and lights out? why is it called lights out? >> because you don't need lighting in a place run by robots. >> brown: margaret warner looks at the case against the pakistani doctor jailed for 33 years after helping the c.i.a. capture osama bin laden. >> woodruff: and ray suarez has the story of a columbia university professor's fight to prove an innocent man was executed in texas. >> there was not a sled of forensic in evidence this case, even thoug
May 23, 2012 6:00pm PDT
'm gwen ifill. >> brown: and i'm jeffrey brown. on the "newshour" tonight: we have the latest on this historic day, coming 15 months after the ouster of president hosni mubarak. >> ifill: then, we look at the facebook fallout as the social media giant's market debut falters out of the gate. >> brown: we have two on-the- ground reports on europe's economic troubles from spain and greece, where austerity measures are hitting home for ordinary citizens. >> ifill: we examine the iran nuclear talks in baghdad as world powers float a proposal to curb tehran's enrichment program. >> brown: and we close with the diamond anniversary of an american treasure. spencer michels has the story of building san francisco's golden gate bridge. >> it's not all celebration, a 75-year-old controversy has flared anew over who should get the credit for designing this spectacular bridge. >> ifill: that's all ahead on tonight's "newshour." major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... this program was made possible by
May 23, 2012 9:00am EDT
brown. no comment from thomas gore as he left court he a is long time -- he is a long time friend of the mayor and admitted in court to taking out $660 in money orders and passing them on to person a referred to in court documents the money was then given to suleman brown. mary che tells us the investigation is still ongoing. >> all of us are waiting for whatever shoes may drop. that is to say does the prosecutor have further information are other people going to be indited or enter into an arrangement. >>> gore admitted that, when brown went to the media to talk about fente. he shredded a notebook with payment records because he knew what he was doing was illegal. >>> president obama will deliver the commencement address at the airforce academy in colorado. since 2009 the president delivered a speech to service academy graduates in annapolis, west point, new york, and new london connecticut. >>> mitt romney sweeps both of yesterday's primaries in kentucky and arkansas and now looks like he is a week away from locking up the gop nomination officially leaving him 80 votes short of
May 29, 2012 3:00pm PDT
: and as author toni morrison is awarded the presidential medal of freedom today, jeffrey brown talks with her about her latest novel "home", set in america in the 1950s. >> there was something going on in the country, that really became the sea, and the little green shoots that became the civil rights movement, and the anti-vietnam war movement. >> woodruff: that's all ahead on tonight's newshour. >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: >> growing up in arctic norway, everybody took fish oil to stay healthy. when i moved to the united states almost 30 years ago, i could not find an omega-3 fish oil that worked for me. i became inspired to bring a new definition of fish oil quality to the world. today, nordic naturals is working to fulfill our mission of bringing omega-3s to everyone, because we believe omega-3s are essential to life. >> at&t >> the william and flora hewlett foundation, working to solve social and environmental problems at home and around the world. >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... >> this program was made possib
May 11, 2012 10:30pm EDT
to step down. he had driven half we across scotland to see mr. brown when the newspaper confronted mr. watson and said he clearly did tell him, he claimed that he was just delivering a thomas the tank dvd. i think these subsequent coverage was very critical of mr. watson. >> your thoughts another journalist would write stories about mr. watson that he knew were completely untrue? >> note. did you tell mr. nick robinson? >> i cannot remember saying that exactly. >> you think it was disparaging politicians that you did not totally like? >> i do not. >> now go back to be bskyb issue. this is page 08257. you say on the fourth line that many people saw to raise the issue with me. involved in th defending. he always picked a defense of the pension -- you always pick a defensive position, is that right? >> not necessarily. the fact is that it was a common misconception and often reported that news international was trying to buy the remainder of the shares. but subtle distinction was perhaps understandably confused. yes, there were occasions when i defended the bid. >> you do so in paragraph
May 23, 2012 4:25am EDT
-go will be remembered for generations to come. >> the kids created a masterpiece to honor chuck brown and beth parker take a look. >> that is ingenius like that. >> there is a little neon green in there too. >> we love you, chuck. we love you, chuck. >> the beat. i like the way his beat goes. >> when chuck brown died, we realized the impact he had on d.c. as a whole and we realized there weren't any murals of him in d.c. >> reporter: the kids at macfar land middle school in petworth are changing that. >> a lot of the kids want to be athletes and musicians and art is not always the coolest job field or career choice. i think it is my job to expose them to that and get them hooked. >> reporter: and now even the paint brushes are dancing. >> at my age, i could go on the dance floor. you could for the stit sit still with him. >> i love him. i'm going to miss him. he was for the people and by the people. >> it is not going to be perfect but it is about the idea and the imagery. >> when i heard about it friday, i said i would stop by. >> here friday night until about 10:30. >> we had to get the tall ladder
May 21, 2012 6:00am EDT
for a missing 6-year-old boy. jav. on n brown was last seen yesterday on clue road near 13th street northwest. this is a picture of him on your korean right now. he was last wearing a green t- shirt, blue jeans and red and black shoes. if you have any information of the whereabouts of javon, please call d.c. police. >>> one of our stop stories this morning, the naacp will speak out about its significant endorsement of same-sex marriage. over the weekend, a civil rights group passed a resolution that said marriage equality deserves protection under the law. the naacp president said civil marriage is a civil right and a matter of civil law. the naacp support of marriage owe quality is deeply rooted in the 14th amendment of the united states constitution and equal protection of all people. >>> a look at the morning's other top stories. the two teenagers charged in friday's shooting outside the rockville metro station will be in court for a bond review today. 16-year-old kevin nguyen and 17- year-old tavares harris are both charged with attempted first degree murder. police believe a 16-year-old
May 21, 2012 5:00pm EDT
ranking member shelby, senators menendez, kirk, schumer, and brown. in addition, i want to thank majority leader reid for his determination to get this legislation through the senate. i look forward to working with my colleagues in the house to quickly come together on a final bill that the president can sign soon. it is important that congress acts swiftly so that we can continue to put pressure on the iranian regime to end its illicit and illegal nuclear activity. again, i thank all my colleagues for their support of the iran sanctions bill today. i yield the floor. a senator: madam president? the presiding officer: the senator from new jersey. mr. menendez: madam president, first, let me thank the majority leader for his doggedness in making sure that we could come to an agreement that sends a clear message to iran before the p-5 plus one talks take place this week. his commitment made a difference. and let me thank the chairman of the banking committee, senator johnson, who, in an agenda that is incredibly full with all the challenges that the banking committee is taking up, made sure
May 23, 2012 5:00am EDT
candidate, seoul i map brown and shredding records of it. his lawyer spoke about the mayor outside the court. >> nothing in the statement of offense mentions any participation by mayor grey in nation. >> in court, gore also acknowledged that brown was paid to stay in the race to continue making negative comments about then mayor adrian fenty. >>> d.c. police and fire department unions are demanding an investigation into the discovery of burned documents found at the fire department training academy. d.c. firefighters were called to the academy on friday to put out a fire. it turns out the burping p apers -- the burning papers were personnel documents that included training and medical records, social security numbers and home addresses. more records were found in a nearby abandoned car as well. >>> in maryland, a couple of boat thieves thought they hadout smarted a surveillance camera. they were wrong. the morning after the height, the president of boe marine watched the hole video that you are seeing. he saw the guys bring in a truck, hook it up for the boat and take off. boat is worth abou
May 29, 2012 9:00am PDT
about the presidential race -- looking for segues, massachusetts senator scott brown's re-election campaign is out with a new ad promoting his bipartisanship. it says that, he's helped pass all of these laws, working across the aisle. tauting compromise may be political suicide but not in massachusetts. >> it worked for mitt romney when he was running in massachusetts. >> that's true. that's true. >> i guess we'll see scott brown make his adjustment when he goes national. really surprising to me, maybe you guys could talk about it, too, is just how little this controversy is over elizabeth warren's apparent indian heritage has knocked her down. she seems to -- the last poll had her within a point. doesn't sem liem like brown, smy positioned, really seems to be able to pull away here. >> if the race were purely a popularity contest he would win this thing kind of easily. reminds me of the massachusetts senate race, weld and kerry in 1996 where that same dynamic would have existed. the party label's drag for weld in 1996, he couldn't win that race. the party label's a drag f
May 23, 2012 4:30am EDT
morning, everybody. so good to be with you. i'm terrell brown. the director of the secret service will speak publicly for the first time about last month's prostitution scandal. mark sullivan will tell the senate committee there was no security breach. and that the agents' reckless behavior was an isolated incident. susan mcginnis is in washington this morning. good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning. sullivan is going to tell congress today that these men were not informed about the president's plans and that they were going to be informed after this night of partying. he'll also tell them these men are not representative of the 7,000 workers at the secret service. the head of the secret service agency heads to capitol hill today. mark sullivan will answer to congress about the prostitution scandal involving some of his agents. 200 secret service personnel were in colombia in april, preparin for the president's visit there. of those, 12 were investigated, 9 were found to have been involved, 3 cleared of wrongdoing. >> the first question i pose to the director was, was ther
May 30, 2012 4:30am EDT
" for wednesday, may 30, 2012. >>> good morning, everybody. so good to be with you. i'm terrell brown. >>> it was a prize mitt romney has been chasing for five years. he clinched the republican presidential nomination with a win in yesterday's texas primary, calling it an honor and a privilege. he'll be officially nominate add the republican convention in august. cbs news estimates romney has 1,198 delegates after picking up 90 in the texas vote. and romney has already ramped up his attacks on president obama. susan mcginnis in washington with details. good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning. yeah, romney all about endurance has finally paid off. look for romney to enter a critical phase of the campaign. watch for him to step up his attacks on the obama administration and to defend himself from their attacks, including most recently, his association with donald trump. mitt romney campaigned in the swing state of nevada, while voters in the texas primary handed him enough delegates to become the gop's nominee for president. in a statement romney says he's honored and humbled, ad
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May 15, 2012 7:00pm PDT
jerry brown trying to cool it'll californians? what are californians accusing the governor of doing? and governor mitt romney slamming president obama for -- [inaudible] hear from governor romney and indiana governor mitch daniels has a message for both governor romney and president obama. and oh, no -- not again. not another o.j. simpson trial? word that o.j. simpson could be headed back to court, again. what would he stand trial for this time? you have to hear this. all multivitamins give me the basics. they claim to be complete. only centrum goes beyond. providing more than just the essential nutrients, so i'm at my best. centrum. always your most complete. [ crowd chatters and groans ] ♪ [ male announcer ] hunger getting to you? ♪ grab a ritz crackerfuls. made with real cheese and whole grain. get hunger before it gets you. now's the time to move from to where you want to go. look up. with u.s. bank let's get the wheels turning. use our strength & stability to open new opportunities. to lend, and lift ...every business...every dream... to new heights of prosperity. good thin
May 23, 2012 6:00am EDT
to then candidate suleiman brown. he could get up to 18 months in prison. >>> there could be other charges coming as the feds have subpoenaed a number of city council offices in this case. coming up next hour, we'll be speaking about the case with ward three councilmefire department unions are demanding an investigation into discovery of burped documents found at the fire department train ago academy. the burning papers were personnel documents for firefighters and police in d.c. the information included training and medical records, social security numbers and home addresses. more records were found in a nearby abandoned car. >>> maryland governor mart up o'malley has signed several new bills into law. it includes a high left hand contested tax increase to individuals making more than $100,000 a year and coupled making more than $150,000. this is also a tobacco tax hike. maryland is now also officially the first state to ban arsenic in chicken feed. also, there is a new law updating maryland's legal definition of a child. the "washington post" reports it will now include children conceived and b
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May 28, 2012 12:00am EDT
to bring tens of thousands of troops. some thought it was a road to victory. on january 31, 1968 brown's suspension was confirmed. one of the primary targets for the north vietnamese army was a command kpoud housing some 200 advisors including richard brown. >> in a war stories exclusive there is reporting brown made of that horrific assault on the compound. >> whoever happened to be there at that time manned the walls. and they held it to say... through the night. and they came close to reaching it but they didn't. >> late in the afternoon i heard the roar of tanks in the town. >> i can never forget approaching the compound. it almost looked like rocks like cowboys and indians. they're holding the fort. >> ron christmas was a 28-year-old marine captain from pennsylvania when arriving in vietnam in 1967. and he got the order to move hotel company into play. he discovered they were facing a new kind of battlefield for vietnam. you arean terrain. >> the marine corps encountered strong points and fighting positions. and if you looked at it you're expecting it in a vietnamese city no, u.s.
May 25, 2012 4:25am EDT
to another mayoral candidate, suleiman brown. mayor gray has denied the allegations but experts say it is hard to believe he didn't know about the scandal. >> the mayor is a very detail oriented person t would seem sort of unreasonable to think that this was being done without his knowledge, permission, complicity. >> if convicted, brooks could get a maximum of six months in prison and probation. >>> bonuses for county employees are just one part of a new budget approved for prince george's county. the county council yesterday passed a $2.7 billion spending it increases money for schools and public safety and does include a one-time bone us for most of the county's 6,000 workers. >>> a guilty verdict in the trial of a woman charged with hitting and dragging a bicyclist who later died. christy littleford's defense was she thought she hit a deer and that is why she left the scene and left natasha pettigrew to die. littleford is now facing 10 years and two months in prison when she was sentenced in august. >>> a pennsylvania family prepares to bury three of their own, a father and his
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